East Moline street closure, construction update


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Posted Online: Nov. 12, 2012, 3:13 pm
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Press release submitted by city of East Moline


STREET CLOSURE / CONSTRUCTION UPDATE
Kennedy Drive (17th Ave ‐ 42nd Ave)
East Moline, IL

A COMPLETE STREET CLOSURE IS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN FOR THE KENNEDY DRIVE
CONSTRUCTION PROJECT. BEGINNING AT 7:00 A.M. MONDAY NOVEMBER 12, 2012
KENNEDY DRIVE WILL BE CLOSED TO THRU‐TRAFFIC BETWEEN 27TH AVE. AND 30TH AVE.
The final stage of utility connections and paving operations is necessitating this closure to thrutraffic.
Local neighborhood traffic will still be permitted access to their residences. A map showing the portion of street to be closed along with the detour routes is attached for reference.
The contractor is scheduled to re‐open the street to thru‐traffic on or before November 18, 2012.The City apologizes for the temporary inconvenience caused by construction. Thank you for your continued patience and cooperation on this important project.
The City of East Moline


















 



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1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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